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Jazz in the Gardens draws thousands from South Florida, country

Thousands of music lovers from South Florida and the country packed the grounds of Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens this past weekend to dance and sway to the soulful, relaxing sounds of top recording artists while feasting on various ...

Tour Black history through tapestry of Black artwork

On one page, a graphic drawing shows how hundreds of Blacks from Africa were packed like sardines on a ship after being sold as slaves for work in America. The drawing of the oval deck shows how Blacks slept in ...

Chatter That Matters

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson enjoyed an experience by having the opportunity to fly from Washington to Miami on Art Force, including a helicopter ride to Coral Reef High School last Friday. President Obama spoke on the importance of education in ...

People

It is very fitting and nice that the Joint Service Committee and the sponsoring congregations of Christ Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church of the Holy Family, The Church of the Ascension, Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, The Historic ...

Serena Williams poised to make history at Sony Open on Key Biscayne

Top-seeded, defending champion Serena Williams begins her quest Thursday for a record seven Sony Ericcson Open titles, which would make her the most successful player, man or woman, in the tournament's history. Williams will be shooting for a second straight ...

Tiger Wood's career suffers

I remember when a young and dominant Eldrick Tiger Woods dominated The Masters Golf tournament winning by a mind boggling 13 strokes. I remember when folks that never bothered to watch golf would always turn on their televisions on Sundays ...

Rapper LL Cool J named 2014 Harvard University Artist of the Year

Rapper LL Cool J., who will be performing at The Jazz in The Gardens this weekend was named 2014 Harvard University Artist of the Year. The Grammy winner was awarded Harvard Foundation’s most prestigious honor at the organization’s annual award ...

Chatter That Matters

Miami Northwestern Bulls did celebrated being named an A-School with a stellar parade. The substitute platform came Dr. Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent of Public Schools, congratulating and commending the school for reaching Level “A” after being tested with the FCAT. Joining ...

People

Happy wedding anniversary greeting go out to Horace and Bertha Johnson who have been married for 49 years. Continued blessings for all of the couples celebrating anniversaries this month.

'Mountaintop' shows Dr. King as everyday man

The play, "Mountaintop" portrays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. not as the prominent Civil Rights activist but as an everyday man whose susceptible to imperfections and vulnerability. "Unlike other plays about MLK that generally focus on chronicling Dr. King’s life ...

Crowds enjoy wild finish at Lyric Live in Overtown

In the end, it came down to two divas at Lyric Live in Overtown. But the audience at the monthly talent show was divided on which one to crown the winner. Both nailed songs originally recorded by pop diva Whitney ...

Miami Gardens welcomes MSNBC's "Growing Hope"

The City of Miami Gardens is proud to welcome MSNBC, the fastest growing cable news network in the country, to its 9th annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival at Sun Life Stadium March 15-16. MSNBC will host a unique ...

Haitian Heritage Museum celebrates 10th anniversary

The colorful, expressive works of some of Haiti’s prolific artists were on display as community and business leaders and art lovers celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Haitian Heritage Museum with a grand gala reception highlighting the rich culture and ...

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Booker T. Washington Class of 1964 will meet 6:30 p.m. March 12 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. Call 305-632-6506. Miami Northwestern Class of 1967 will meet March 13 at 7 p.m. at Betty T. Ferguson Community Center. Call ...

Jazz in the Gardens

It’s a conch salad like no other. Chunks of conch fill a bowl carved out of a large fresh pineapple. Marinated in lemon juice, small cuts of tomatoes, onions, and peppers provide a flavorful, refreshing combination before the grand finale: ...